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Loveless, Douglas J., Ed.; Griffith, Bryant, Ed.; Bérci, Margaret E., Ed.; Ortlieb, Evan, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
While incorporating digital technologies into the classroom has offered new ways of teaching and learning into educational processes, it is essential to take a look at how the digital shift impacts teachers, school administration, and curriculum development. "Academic Knowledge Construction and Multimodal Curriculum Development" presents…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes
Gartaganis, Arthur; And Others – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 1984
The occupational implications, employment projections, and training opportunities of three growing fields are discussed: laser technology, fiber optics, and genetic engineering. (CT)
Descriptors: Demand Occupations, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Projections
American School and University, 1983
A campus computer center at Hofstra University (New York) that holds 70 terminals for student use was first a gymnasium, then a language laboratory. Strands of fiber optics are used for the necessary wiring. (MLF)
Descriptors: Building Conversion, Computer Oriented Programs, Flooring, Higher Education
Whittington, Herschel K. – 1985
A study examined the role of technicians in the fiber optics industry and determined those elements that should be included in a comprehensive curriculum to prepare fiber optics technicians for employment in the Texas labor market. First the current literature, including the ERIC database and equipment manufacturers' journals were reviewed. After…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Employment Patterns
Bunch, Robert M. – Technos, 1993
Explains light-wave communication and optical fibers. The impact of fiber optics on communication is discussed; uses of fiber optic technology in elementary, secondary, and higher education are described; and possible futures of light-wave communication are considered, including Integrated Services Digital Networks and the National Research and…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Networks, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
College Planning & Management, 2001
Highlights Kent State University's (Ohio) conversion of its physical education building to a technology building that features fiber optics and advanced cabling systems. Photos and a floor plan are included. (GR)
Descriptors: Building Conversion, Educational Facilities Improvement, Physical Education Facilities, Telecommunications
Rice, James, Jr. – Library Journal, 1980
Presents an overview of the impact of fiber optics on telecommunications and its application to information processing and library services, including information retrieval, news services, remote transmission of library services, and library networking. (RAA)
Descriptors: Information Processing, Library Services, Technology, Telecommunications
Serrano, Kenneth M. – Vocational Education Journal, 1995
A fiber optics program at Somerset County Technical Institute (SCTI) prepares college students and trades workers for telecommunication's new wave of installation. The program was born of a partnership among an electricians' union, AT&T, and SCTI to meet the expected need for fiber optic technicians. (JOW)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship
Biddick, Robert – 1990
This laboratory training manual on laser communications and fiber optics may be used in a general technology-communications course for ninth graders. Upon completion of this exercise, students achieve the following goals: match concepts with laser communication system parts; explain advantages of fiber optic cable over conventional copper wire;…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Electrical Systems, Grade 9, High Schools
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Brown, Douglas L. – Tech Directions, 2004
This article de-mystifies network patch cable secrets so that people can connect their computers and transfer those pesky files--without screaming at the cables. It describes a network cabling activity that can offer students a great hands-on opportunity for working with the tools, techniques, and media used in computer networking. Since the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Networks, Computer Peripherals, Technology Education
Werle, James; Fox, Louis – Computers in Libraries, 2007
Formed in 1996, Internet2 is a not-for-profit advanced network consortium led by the U.S. research and higher education community. Its goals are to provide leading-edge network capabilities and to facilitate the development, deployment, and use of revolutionary Internet technologies. Starting with 34 universities, Internet2 has grown to more than…
Descriptors: Libraries, Consortia, Public Agencies, Internet
Hull, Joseph A. – 1976
Fiber optics communication technology is a potential competitive alternative to coaxial cable and shielded twisted pairlines as a wide-band communications medium. Pilot demonstrations by public institutions such as the health care delivery system can test the application of this new technology. Fiber optic networks may have the potential to be…
Descriptors: Communications, Innovation, Research, Technological Advancement
Hull, Joseph A. – 1976
Fiber optic communications (communications over very pure glass transmission channels of diameter comparable to a human hair) is an emerging technology which promises most improvements in communications capacity at reasonable cost. The fiber transmission system offers many desirable characteristics representing improvements over conventional…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications, Delivery Systems, Futures (of Society)
Field, Christopher Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Developments in analytical chemistry were made using acoustically levitated small volumes of liquid to study enzyme reaction kinetics and by detecting volatile organic compounds in the gas phase using single-walled carbon nanotubes. Experience gained in engineering, electronics, automation, and software development from the design and…
Descriptors: Plastics, Kinetics, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry
Suwinski, Jan H. – Technos, 1993
Describes fiber optic technology, explains its use in education and commercial settings, and recommends regulations and legislation that will speed its use to create broadband information networks. Topics discussed include distance learning; interactive video; costs; and the roles of policy makers, lawmakers, public advocacy groups, and consumers.…
Descriptors: Competition, Computer Networks, Costs, Distance Education
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